Sterling sneaks past 1.3 against dollar
2017-08-11 16:58:56 GMT (Economies.com)
Sterling sneaks past 1.3 against dollar

Sterling gained ground against the dollar in American trade, following earlier data from the US, the world's largest economy, and amid a lack thereof from Britain. 

 

As of 05:39 GMT, GBP/USD rose 0.22% to 1.3006 from the opening of 1.2977, with an intraday high at 1.3012, and a low at 1.2940. 

 

Earlier US data showed consumer prices rose 0.1% in July, up from no-change in June, and missing expectations of 0.2%, while core prices steadied at 0.1%, also below expectations of 0.2%, and on a yearly basis, prices accelerated to 1.7%, missing forecasts of 1.8%, while core prices steadied at 1.7% in line with expectations last month. 

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1665
-0.0028
0.2435%
1.3110
-0.0121
0.9176%
15.571
-0.243
1.540%
67.605
-2.958
4.191%
71.96
0.12
0.17%
1227.700
-13.410
1.081%
 
 
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